Catalan Workers' Left

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Catalan Workers' Left
Esquerra Catalana dels Treballadors
Secretary-General Miquel Mayol i Raynal
Founded 1972 (1972)
Dissolved 1981 (1981)
Newspaper La Falç
Ideology Revolutionary Socialism
Catalan nationalism
Left-wing nationalism
Colors      Red

Catalan Workers' Left (in Catalan: Esquerra Catalana dels Treballadors) was a political party in Northern Catalonia, France. ECT was formed in 1972, with its main base in Perpignan.

ECT was linked to the Socialist Party of National Liberation (PSAN). In 1977 a group, linked to the Socialist Party of National Liberation - Provisional (PSAN-p), broke away from ECT and formed the Socialist Organisation of National Liberation (OSAN).

The newspaper of the organization was La Nova Falç.

ECT was dissolved in 1981, but many of its cadres continued to work in other political outfits, like Catalan Unity (UC).

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  • Sastre, Carles. Terra lliure, punt de partida: 1979-1995, una biografía autoritzada. Edicions del 1979, 2012, p. 34. ISBN 8494012606.